Intense Tracer T275C DVO Limited Edition- Limited Edition Tracer 275C DVO- DVO- Intense Cycles- Demo- U.K- Stockist- Dealer

Check out the new Intense Tracer T275C DVO Limited Edition. Only 250 of these being made, expect a medium and large in store in the next month or so. To pre-order please call 01694 781515.
Intense Cycles is proud to share a special project that we have been working on with DVO Suspension, the Limited Edition Tracer 275C DVO. It will be shown live April 16 through April 19 at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, cycling’s North American season opener. This special limited edition bike will be available at Intense dealerships by the last week of April.
Intense Tracer T275C DVO Limited Edition

Intense Tracer T275C DVO Limited Edition

The Limited Edition Tracer 275C DVO allows Intense Cycles to offer Interbike’s 2014 Bike of the Year, the Tracer 275C, in a special ride package featuring DVO’s race-tuned suspension. With a special design customized to highlight the new DVO Trail suspension system – a Diamond Fork with 160mm of travel and the Jade coil rear shock – this bike gives riders a completely different feel than the standard specified air shock.

Riders experience a more supple ride, increased traction and superior big hit performance because with the Jade coil rear shock, the first 50mm of travel – or “sag” – is much more active than air. The rear coil shock also allows for a more active suspension that keeps the rear tire in contact with the ground to increase traction. And when compared with an air shock, a coil shock provides a more linear feel though the travel. Big hits feel controlled as the bike cycles through its travel, especially when bottomed out. The unique DVO system allows the rider to dial in the suspension feel while on the go for that perfect race tune tailored to each ride.

Like our 951 EVO DVO bike we shared with you last fall, the Tracer DVO is not just a simple spec change but a bike designed around this special suspension system. We used the SRAM XO/X1 drivetrain combination with green highlights on the cranksets and derailleurs, Stan’s Flow wheels with matching green color hits, a stunning black and green Tracer carbon frame using high-gloss green paint to match the DVO components. We chose a Renthal cockpit, Maxxis High Roller II tires, Rock Shox Reverb adjustable post and Shimano XT brakes.

This bike is another example of Intense’s commitment to making high-performance bikes with a stunning finish. Intense will build 250 of these bikes and no more.

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Banshee Bikes 2016- New colours- Rune- Spitfire- Paradox- Prime- Legend- Amp- Darkside- U.K- Dealer- Stockist- Demo- All new Banshee Rune

Well it’s that time of the year again, all be it a touch early! 2016 Banshee bikes updates, including new colours and revised frames.

For a 3rd year running we are the biggest Banshee dealer in the U.K. We hold fantastic stock, with up to 30+ frames at any one time. So no long waits to get your new Banshee on the trails. We also offer a FREE Hope headset with all our Banshee frames. Also due to the volume of bikes we buy it means we can offer you the best price guaranteed.

Full update coming in the next few days, so keep your eyes peeled.

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Scott E-Bikes At Blazing Bikes, Demo & Hire, Full Suspension & Hard Tail, Power Assisted Cycling, Electric Bikes, Bosch

We now have stock of our E-bike Hire & Demo fleet from Scott Sports. These bikes have been leaving people speechless with the awesome amount of pedal assistance they give, making your climbs so much more enjoyable, free’er and allowing you to pack more miles in on your ride. The computer and battery are intelligent and work together creating a complete harmony with your ride, terrain and timespan. These bikes are flipping great!!

We have stock of the E-Spark 710, E-Aspect 710, 720 and 920. (710,720 – 27.5″ & 920 – 29″) Basically nothing is lost on the original bike with this exceptional power assistance added, riding one is a dream. Our aim has always been from our unique spot to be able you the chance to hire and demo bikes and use them on the terrain they were intended for right on our doorstep. The Longmynd, Shropshire is a paradise for the bike and will leave you with everlasting memories and promises of return visits!

Get in contact Now to test ride, enquire, purchase or simply find out more about these bikes. 01694 781515

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2015 Intense Bikes- Tracer T275- Tracer 275 Foundation- Tracer T275 carbon- Carbine 29- Spider 29 Comp- Spider 275- Stockist- Dealer- U.K- Demo Centre- 36 months 0% finance

Great news! We have just taken stock of our 2015 Intense bikes and demo fleet! Blazing Bikes was one of the U.K’s biggest dealers for 2014 and we hope that continues for years to come.

We have stock of the all new Carbine 29, Spider 29 Comp, Tracer T275c, Tracer T275, Spider 275, Tracer 275 Foundation, etc… We have both full bikes and frames ready to roll. So whether you want an off the shelf number or a full custom build we can sort you out.

WE also have a great selection of Intense demo bikes, so you can ride your favourite Intense before you make a purchase. There will be the Carbine 29, Spider 29 Comp, Tracer T275c, Tracer T275, Spider 275, Tracer 275 Foundation all in the fleet.

So if your looking for a 2015 Intense give us a call on 01694 781515. Usual dealer facilities available including up to 36 months 0% finance

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2015 Intense Tracer 275 Foundation

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2015 Intense Carbine 29

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Stanton Bikes- Stockist- Dealer- Demo- Slackline- Switchback- Sherpa- Ti- Custom build

Well we are very please to announce that we are now a Stanton Bikes stockist and demo centre.

Stanton Bikes Sherpa custom build

Stanton Bikes Sherpa custom build

Stanton Bikes Sherpa custom build

Stanton Bikes Sherpa custom build

We will have both a Stanton Sherpa and Switchback as demo bikes, so you can see which one truly suits your hardtail needs.

As a special offer to welcome Stanton bikes in to the fold we are offering a FREE Hope headset with the 1st 5 frames ordered. If you are looking for a custom build or frame swap feel free to contact us on 01694 781515 or go through our contact page.

So if you are looking to get your hands on a Sherpa, Slackline, Switchback or even any of the titanium offerings give us a shout.

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HAIBIKE Technology Overview & featuring XDURO FullSeven RC 27.5″ (2015) eBike UK

Since 2010 Haibike have been creating a unique success story with the Haibike Xduro. Only three years after their first model  they have established and successfully a totally new ePerformance range for everyday sports use with the incredible Xduro line. This is hardly a suprise given that Haibike’s Xduro’s combine the physical sportiness of a mountain bike with the dynamism of an off road bike.

A completely new riding feel with unimaginable driving pleasure! However, Haibike do not only want to be seen as pioneers, but also want to remain the best. Their product managers, engineers, technicians and designers are working towards this every day. We cannot believe how awesome these bikes are and today Haibike have a fleet of 28 different Xduro’s that cover every demand and terrain.

Haibike Alloy Frame

Haibike have taken the introduction of a new Bosch motor as impetus to develop a new framework platform for its second generation Xduro bikes that were released in 2014. Aluminium has proven itself to be a material of choice also for its 2015 models as it has been really successful. The tubes of the aluminium frames are produced through the so-called hydro forming process. This is where a rough outline shape of a sealed tube from both ends is inserted into a tool formed of two compartments, in which the negative form of the final end piece is milled. At one of the tube ends an opening is made by applying high amounts of pressure to the area. The tube then expands until it takes on the form of the initial mould.

The Integrated Bosch Performance Motor

The Xduro line uses the Bosch line of batteries for its motor system, Haibike have an S generation of bikes also that use a Yamaha battery. After inventors of the pivoted motor concept we have stayed faithful to our prized innovation and have integrated the motor into the framework. In the new Xduro generation the motor will be completely encased in the framework for the first time, it is protected fromabove through a special interface, and the motor will be protected from below from scuffs and damages by a removable skid plate. For even more stability both parts are screwed together and are made out of shockproof material.

Gravity-Casting Motor-Interface

The interface is undoubtedly the centre of any middle engine framework. Due to this Haibike engineers, in conjunction with their framework partners put a lot of time and effort into developing a new interface. As with its first generation of bikes, they have reverted back to a casting method taken from motorbike construction, this is the Gravity Casting Process. This process, negative forms are made from pressed sand and stored as large forms that once covered with an aluminium/zinc alloy are swivelled into three precisely calculated axes. Gravity then ensures that the thickness of each cast part is the same. After having cooled down, all components are checked individually for any imperfections or mistakes with the help of x-rays. This method of procduction ensures that these components are not only light, but are extremely stable.

The Energy Supplier : The Battery Pack

Thanks to the high energy effiency of the Bosch system, the 400 Wh capacity of the battery can manage ranges of up to 175km (according to Bosch, based on using Motor Cruise under ideal conditions). The main advantage of this is that the new battery weighs 2.5kg less than previous models. This lowers the total weight of the eBike and is obviously of huge advantage when it comes to bike handling. The BatteryPack is safely stored away on the lower tube, is lockable, and can, both in the ebike as well as when taken out be fully charged in only 3.5 hours thanks to the accompanying quick charging pack.

Intuvia-Display

The removable display is as much a bike computer as it is a Bosch system service centre. On the remote control on the left handle the rider can choose from display functions and riding settings safely and comfortably without having to take their hand off the handlebar. An overview of the functions on the display

  • 5 support modes > Eco, Tour, Sport, Turbo & Off
  • Current, Average, and highspeed readouts
  • Tracks your daily trips as well as the total Km’s travelled
  • Time, travel time and the operating time of the eBike
  • Current motor performance >> Battery usage
  • Off board use, all functions can also be brought up even when the bike isnt in motion
  • USB plug for nativat. device, mobiles or MP3 players
  • Pushing aid of up to 6km/h (steep climbs)

Haibike Sprocket Equalising System

The Bosch centre motor offers instead of the usual large chain ring, a very small sprocket that whirls 2.5 times faster than the crank revolution. This has several big advantages where ground clearance, weight and motor perform are concerned and the opportunities that come out of this for chassis developers are enormous. The small sprocket is not compatible with a standard frame chassis as the chain line produces too much pedal kick back on otherwise normal pivot points. Instead of positioning the pivot points deeper which would would make the bike longer and more unmanageable, Haibike developers have found that the Haibike sprocket equalising system, an easy yet effective way to have a responsive and agile chassis on an eBike.

This whole concept is by far the best on the market and working closely with Bosch and Yamaha, Haibike’s design links a pulley wheel at the pivot point which has been placed higher up. Together with the considered position of the pivots on the four bar rear suspension platform. Haibike have come up with a finely tuned chassis, that in spite of the small size of the sprocket doesn’t have any obvious effects on the chain. This perfect combination plus a good efficient chassis are vital for an eBike.

We are very pleased to be a Haibike dealer and will have Demo bikes and Hire bikes available from January 2015 so give us a call or an email to blazingbikes@gmail.com

Embrace the future of cycling and discover more in a day or more than you thought possible!

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Haibike Coming Very Soon To Blazing Bikes, Shropshire. West Midlands

We are just about to take stock of our New Haibike fleet for Hire and Demo. Give us a call on any thing Haibike related 01694 781515 and watch out for our fleet arriving soon.

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We are very pleased to see the release of the all new Ibis Cycles Mojo HD3 (3rd generation of the Ibis HD. We will have the Ibis HD3 in stock very soon, all colours will be available and also a well spec’d demo bike.

The all new Ibis HD3 see’s features such as internal cable routing, stealth seat post routing, new build kit options including a “werx” kit, which allows you to choose from coloured decal Ibis 741 rims. Multiple build kits are available including XX1, XO1, XTR 1×11, XT  and a “special blend” kit.

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MOJO HD GENERATION 3

The new Mojo HD (HD3 for short) is the third act in the Mojo HD/Mojo HDR trailbike trilogy. Everything is new from the ground-up, notably featuring the latest and greatest refinement of the famed dw-link suspension. Geometry is fully modern: longer, lower and slacker, with 6” of plush rear wheel travel. We’ve built in versatile internal routing and updated the frame design, allowing us to put a water bottle on top of the downtube. We also achieve a drop in weight and pedaling performance on par with the Ripley, so the bike is very fast going up, and scary fast going down.

FEATURES OF THE MOJO HD

  • 650b (27.5″) wheels
  • The most advanced version of the dw-link suspension on the planet
  • 6” (150mm) of rear wheel travel
  • Weight for the frame and shock, size large, matte finish: 5.9 lbs
  • 67 degree head angle with a 150mm fork (66.6º with 160 fork)
  • Shock specs: Fox Float CTD Adjust Factory Series with Kashima Coat, 7.875″ x 2.25″, 175lb boost, med velocity, med rebound, LV can, .92in3 volume spacer,
  • Optional shock: Cane Creek DBinline
  • ISCG 05 compatible with removable adapter
  • Threaded bottom bracket
  • Super versatile internal cable routing including internal dropper routing.
  • Optional polycarbonate down tube cable guard
  • Chain stay length: 16.9″
  • 12 x 142mm Maxle rear axle
  • 160mm post mount left dropout, carbon fiber
  • Tapered Head Tube and Steerer
  • Up to 2.4″ rear tire depending on brand and height of cornering knobs
  • Dual row angular contact bearings on the drive side of the lower link that have less play than standard sealed bearings. Preload adjustment is not necessary. Large 28mm x 15mm x 7mm radial bearings on the non drive side for stiffness and long wear
  • Bottom Bracket height 13.4″
  • Removable direct mount front derailleur mount for a clean 1X look

Here at Blazing Bikes we have been selling Ibis Cycles for the last 5 years and the all new HD3 is the most exciting one yet. If you are looking for further info or would like to pre-order a Ibis HD3, feel free to give us a call on 01694 781515.

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

Khalil Gibran

Since our revolutionary Mojo Carbon came out in 2005, we’ve been “advancing toward what will be”, by building long-travel bikes that strike a balance between climbing and descending.

The third generation Mojo HD (HD3) is an extremely capable do-everything long-travel mountain bike. The goal was to build a bike that was confidence inspiring downhill, that didn’t feel sluggish everywhere else. Based on the following quote, we think we’ve succeeded:

Hundreds of kilometers on the new Mojo has shown it to be more capable on the descents than its predecessor, but without many of the drawbacks that often come with such impressive abilities. Ibis has done well by taking the phrase ‘all-around’ to the next level.

Mike Levy, Pinkbike

DW-LINK

What’s most amazing about the HD3 is that with the help of the latest and best ever refinement of the dw-link, we’ve managed to completely decouple pedaling performance from suspension travel. That means that our 6” bike probably climbs better than a lot of 4” bikes. And due to the descending credentials of the dw-link, it probably feels like your 7” bike when you point it down hill and let go of the brakes.

Here’s what Bike had to say:

The all-new Mojo HD is capable and, most notably, quicker on the climbs than much of the competition. Ibis has simply made one of the best-balanced all-mountain bikes on the market.

Vernon Felton, Bike Magazine

GEOMETRY

While the frame looks similar to its predecessor cousins the HD and the HDR, the geometry has been refined and modernized. All top tube lengths have jumped by 20mm from the earlier HD’s. The bike is longer and lower and slacker. With the Fox 36,  you can build the bike of the beast with a 66.6º head angle. The Pike fork with 150mm of travel delivers a 67º head. The upright seat angle (73º) and short (16.9”) chainstays helps us make the bike into such a capable climber (see quotes above).

TRAVEL

We think 6” of travel is right for most people’s riding needs, we felt it struck the best balance for a climbable enduro style bike. With a longer travel bike comes the temptation to put 180mm forks on them, thus requiring heavier frame construction and moving the bike into a different category.

Variable leverage rates and shock tunes can make a 6” bike feel it’s got much more travel, or it can be the other way around. Since our dw-link bikes tend not to get stuck in the middle of their travel and have a very linear feel to them, the available travel feels consistent, predictable and more usable.

Another advantage of sitting a bit higher in its travel is that we can lower the bottom bracket height, making for a better handling bike, while not being prone to pedal strikes.

THE FRAME

You’ll notice that the HD3 shares its DNA with the Mojo HD, the Ripley and the Tranny. From the HD comes the iconic Mojo frame design, beautifully organic yet proven to be fiercely robust. We’ve borrowed the clevis idea from the Ripley, allowing for more clearance in the triangle, meaning you can conventionally mount a water bottle inside the triangle (and another one under the downtube on the large and XL). From the Tranny comes the latest in elegant industrial design and versatile cable routing options.

We’ve managed to keep the weight to less than 6 pounds with shock (5.9 with a large size).

LINKAGES

With the help of the clevis, we’ve made the linkages on the HD3 lighter. There is a new bearing configuration, with both dual row angular contact bearings moving to the drive side, enhancing the  stiffness.

MOLDING TECHNOLOGY

As with the Ripley and HDR, we start by molding a sacrificial mandrel in exactly the shape that we want the inside of the frame to be. That becomes the 3D template for the bladder that holds all the carbon preform before it’s laid into the mold. This allows the lay-up to be done in one piece, with no joints anywhere. The result is a more precise structure that eliminates the need for additional foam or filler to mold the complex shapes. What that means for you is a lighter and stronger frame, critical factors in hitting our targets for weight and stiffness.

SHOCKING

We offer both the Float CTD and the DBinline on the bike. We think the CTD is an extremely reliable, light, capable shock that is a great choice for a lot of people. For more aggressive riding and greater tunability, there’s the excellent and robust DBinline.

The tune on the Fox is 175 boost medium compression/ medium rebound.  The low boost valve gives us better small bump sensitivity and then the medium compression tune takes over for bigger hits.

The goal with the dw-link tune on this bike is to pedal well and have even better small bump sensitivity.  The leverage rate delivers the same linear feel with a slight ramp at the end that we’ve always liked. This keeps the suspension feeling consistent and predictable, with no nasty surprises.

To setup sag, go for  14 – 18mm / 25 – 30%.

HEADSET

We run tapered head tubes and steerers in all of our bikes as they deliver an exceptionally rigid front-end platform. One of the new features of the HD3 not found in our bikes previously is the ZS56 lower headset. This allows for a bigger gap between the top tube and the down tube which results in a stronger front end with no weight penalty. It’s particularly effective on the small and medium.

You may use several different Cane Creek headsets or the Chris King InSet 2 headset.

ROUTING

There’s a lot of versatility with the cable routing. You can run full housing or interrupted housing. Interrupted housing using our available cable stops will allow you to save about 55 grams of weight over a fully run housing. Our dropper of choice is the KS LEV Integra but a dropper line can be run though the top tube if you’re not using a top pull front derailleur.

FRONT DERAILLEURS AREN’T DEAD YET

If you peek under the upper link at the back of the seat tube, you’ll see a small aluminum piece bolted on. That’s a cover plate that replaces our direct mount front derailleur adapter. If you’re running 1X you’ll use this plate, and if you want to run XTR 2X or XT 2X, there’s an extremely clean derailleur mount that bolts on.

THREADED BB

The bottom bracket is threaded 68mm with ISCG capability. Each frame will ship with an adapter, allowing you to mount a chainguide should you desire.

TIRES AND ROTORS

Depending on brand and depth of knobs, most 650b tires up to 2.4″ will fit the Mojo HD3, and you can fit up to a 200mm diameter rear rotor.

POLYCARBONATE DOWNTUBE GUARD

If you ride in rocky environments we have available an optional polycarbonate guard that bolts on under the down tube, providing an extra degree of protection.

EASILY ACCESSIBLE WATER BOTTLE

We’ve made a provision on the HD3 for a water bottle on the inside the triangle and on the large and XL one below the down tube. It’s best to use a side-loading cage if using a large bottle inside the triangle, such as this one from Arundel.

12 X 142 MAXLE

The 142mm Maxle rear through axle provides gobs of extra rear wheel stiffness in an extremely lightweight package, and compatibility across most wheelsets.

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Banshee Bikes Phantom demo bike- Banshee Phantom- 2015- Banshee Bikes- Phantom- Dealer- Stockist- Demo

Well the new Banshee Bikes Phantom is something very special indeed. A 105mm travel bike with a head angle of 67.5 degrees (in slack setting with 120m fork), that’s not some thing you here every day.

Banshee Phantom Demo Bike | Blazing Bikes

Banshee Phantom Demo Bike | Blazing Bikes

We had to get a demo built up just so everyone could appreciate how versatile a 105mm 29er bike can be. Pink bike have just given it a glowing review, check it out here.

The Phantom is difficult to classify – it’s a bike that can’t be neatly slotted into a preset category based on its geometry and amount of travel. Is it a trail bike? All-mountain? Free-trail? I don’t know, and truthfully, I’m not worried. This is a mountain bike through and through, and an extremely well rounded one at that. If you’re looking for a bike that deviates slightly from the norm, but delivers a ride experience that’s sure to leave you smiling from ear to ear, the Banshee Phantom may be the answer- Mike Kazimer

Want to try it our yourself? Give us a call on 01694 781515 and book your demo today.

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2015 Banshee Spitfire Demo Bike- Demo- Stockist- Dealer- Spitfire

We have finally got round to building our 2015 Banshee Spitfire demo bike! If you would like to book a demo please call 01694 781515 or click the link below.

2015 Banshee Spitfire medium, X1 1 x11 build kit, Pikes and Reverb stealth. We built the Spitfire to make it the most versatile trail bike out there! Using a dual position air fork it will allow you to attack the climbs, hammer the downs and everything inbetween. The KS Link suspension platform is fantastic for pedaling and unbelievable when you open the gas on a downhill.

Book your demo here.

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All of our demo bikes go out fully serviced, clean as a whistle and fully protected by invisiFRAME, all you have to worry about is having as much fun as possible. The demo includes a set up on the bike and a trail map with some trail advice. This will make sure you get the best experience from riding the bike of your choice.

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